Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 44 65
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.74% 1.55% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 7.14% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Lancashire median daily rate £474 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +41.67% -
North West median daily rate £393 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +20.77% -18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +107.14% -37.78% +63.64%

VLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 74 98 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.90% 21.73% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 43
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £444 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +0.85% +25.71%
10th Percentile £258 £222 £173
90th Percentile £575 £550 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £386 £413
% change year-on-year +3.56% -6.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.72 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -26.75% -61.72%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £14.55 £43.00 £25.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -5.44%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Lancashire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VLAN in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Lancashire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 5 £474 -
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) C

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Sun